We’re excited you’re interested in pursuing your Bachelor’s degree at the Academy!

Students attempting to gain admission to the Bachelor of Sports Science program must submit all of the following applicable documentation for review. See the complete Admission Requirements in the Academic Catalogs.

If you plan to use Financial Aid at some point while you are attending the Academy, please go to https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa and fill out the current year’s FAFSA. This will help speed up your admissions process. Note: please include the Academy’s federal code (021706) on your application.


Application Form

All prospective students are required to complete the online application form.


The Academy requires official transcripts from all your previously attended institutions. These transcripts can be mailed to:

United States Sports Academy
Attn: Admissions
One Academy Drive
Daphne, AL  36526

Electronic transcripts can be sent to admissions@ussa.edu. Please contact admissions@ussa.edu if you have questions or need additional information.

Personal Statement

Your personal statement should be 300-400 words in length, in a Word document format, explaining why you want to pursue the degree and how it will help you in your career. Send this as an email attachment to admissions@ussa.edu.

Photo ID

A copy of a government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license or passport is required.

Test Scores

Student Athletes competing for the United States Sports Academy athletic teams must submit their ACT scores for eligibility. Students must achieve a minimum of an 18 on the ACT.

International Students

Official Report*

Official course-by-course evaluation from an Approved Educational Credential Evaluator. This evaluation must state the equivalent of at least 30 transferable undergraduate equivalent credits required for admissions. * Applies to students with international credits only.

TOEFL Results**

Official results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) verifying a minimum score of 550 for full-standing admission or a score of 500-549 for conditional admission. An Internet-based score of 79 or above is required for full-standing and a score of 61-78 is required for conditional admittance. **Applies to international students only.